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Today's News

  • Grand jury issues 17 indictments

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Amanda Phillips was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 5, on an indictment warrant for charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse.
    She was first arrested on Jan. 16 and was able to post the $5,000 cash bond before serving any time in jail.
    She was to appear in Harrison District Court on Feb. 25 for a pre-trial conference. However, the Feb. 5 indictment superceded the District Court action.

  • Marshalls are 2018 Farmers of the Year

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    It took some doing, but Jason Marshall was finally talked into attending the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce-sponsored, Community Impact Awards Banquet on Jan. 29.
    “Ginni tried to talk me into going, but I wasn’t too excited about it, to be honest,” Marshall recalled. “Finally, the day before the banquet, she finally talked me into going. I had an idea something was up.”

  • Community involvement is inherited trait from Willis’ grandmother

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Every community needs people who are willing to go above and beyond for the betterment of their town. Some people just have that ‘something,’ that is hard to describe, which allows them to get involved and become a difference-maker.
    Dominique Willis is one of those people.
    Willis, 34 and the mother of a 14-year-old, helps her community both at work during her ‘regular job’ and away from work in her involvement in many civic causes.

  • Seven people receive formal sentences in Harrison Circuit Court

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Seven individuals were sentenced in Harrison Circuit Court last week.
    Holly Harding was sentenced to 12 and one-half years in prison on multiple drug charges.

  • Sports Beat

    The Harrison County Fillies currently have four players near the top in several statistical categories as the regular season is winding down in the 10th Region.
    Sydney Morris is the region’s top rebounder with an average of 10.5 rebounds per contest. Morris averages a double-double as she also scores 10.5 points per game, which is 14th in the region. She garners 2.2 steals per contest for 12th place in the region.

  • New Orleans-style parade on Saturday morning

    A New Orleans inspired parade was held on a chilly Saturday morning, in conjunction with the grand opening of NOLA’s A Taste of New Orleans Restaurant. The “first line” of the parade included members of the HCHS Jazz Band, along with restaurant owners Robert and Dawn Vela. The “second line” of the parade included all those who dressed in traditional Mardi Gras regalia and joined the parade intermittently as it progressed from the Courthouse to the restaurant’s Walnut Street location.

  • Kaylee Banks wins State Hoop Shoot title

    The 2019 KY Elks State Hoop Shoot was held in Frankfort, Kentucky on Feb. 9, 2019. 
    Harrison County was represented in the 8-9-year-old girls division by Kaylee Banks and in the 10-11-year-old boys division by Jack Midden, who both won the District Shoot for the East District of Kentucky to move onto the Kentucky State competition. 

  • Georgetown man jailed after dispute with roommate over cookies

    Paul Watson,
    Georgetown News Graphic
    Kentucky Press News Service

    A Georgetown man faces charges after he allegedly assaulted a member of his household in a dispute over cookies, according to a Georgetown Police Department arrest citation.
    Steven Andrew Tucker, 36, was arrested on fourth-degree assault charges after he “bull rushed” a male member of his household when the victim asked that Tucker not eat all of his cookies, the citation states.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 14
    HMH Auxiliary Bake Sale. Feb. 14 - Buy some sweet treats beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Executive Dining Room.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 14  at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Bingo for Adults. Thursday, Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Prizes will be household items. Space is limited. Pre-registration is not required. Participation is on a first come basis.

  • Symphonic Band Performers